The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 23, 1950
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PAGE TEN Feller Only One Victory Shy Of Exclusive 200-Wm Club »r JACK HAND Associated Tress Sports Writer Docs Bobby Feller still have it? The answer seems to be "yes." Even in his balmy days, the Cleveland Indian ace had trouble beating 1 New 'York. BLYTHEYTLLE (ARK.) Now he's whipped the Yankees twice in a cow. Not-so-rnpid Robert rode home* yesterday on five Tribe homers off the Yanks' lefly Joe o&trcnvekl, late of the St. Louis Browns. The 6-2 victory WHS No. 199 for Feller. One more and he'll be the only active major leaguer in the 200 club. With Feller's help. t!.e surging Indians' pennant stock is booming. Only 5',2 games •< back, they figure i to gain while Dc£ troit rtnd N e w York play an important four-game series opening today. Cleveland, winning eight of nine, Is the hottest club! In the league. The I ivav they clubbed Ostrowski yr-ster-J day proves it. Jimj Hcjian and Luke, Easier each hit NEW YORK, June 23. (AP) — Hay Boone hit, Even a losing team can get a kick Denton Hurls Shutout; Motormen Beat Jaycees Burnett Hudson's Pacemakers and the Blythevllle Motor Company Motormen were victorious last night in a pair of City Softball League +make-up game at Walker Park. The Pacemakers pushed Sports Roundup BT HUG 11 FULI.EKTON .11!. two homers and another. f\>r the Yankees Joe Di- Mnegio nicked Felter for his 13th and big John Mize, just back from Kansas City, hit his first. Washington continued to embarrass the Tigers as Bob Kurava threw a six-hitter for a 5-2 decision. Backing up the success of Conrad Marrero and Sandalio Consuegra. the two Cubans. Kuzava gave Bucky Harris' Senators a clean sweep of the series. All three went the route. Timers Still Lead Despite tiie defeat, Detroit clung to n one-game lead because the Yankees lost. Wllh Manager Joe McCarthy back in Buffalo, N. Y., for a rest and physical check-up, the Boston Red Sox dropped another game to Chicago, 4-2. Steve O'Neill, a coach under McCarthy, took over as act- Ing manager, perhaps for some time to come. Rsy Scarborough and Eddie Robinson, two former Washington Senators, took care of the Red Sox. Scarborough gained his seventh win with a four-hitter and Robinson drove in all the runs with a homer and single. The Philadelphia A's equalled their longest win streak of the season—two—with an 8-4 victory over St. Louis. Bobby Shantz needed relief help from Lou Brissie In the ninth. It was the fourth game in ft. row in which Brissie pitched, two us B starter. Larry Jansen and Dave Koslo, two New York Giant shutout pitchers, juggled the National league standings. Jansen and Koslo blanked St. Louis, 3-0 and 5-0, dropping the Cardinals from a first place tic to third. Cards Blanked Twice Aa Brooklyn also lost to Cincinnati, 9-5, the Philadelphia Phillies aneaked into second place, a half game out of first, by dumping Pittsburgh, 7-4. Jansen stretched his string of consecutive scoreless innings to 29 with n six-hit effort against the Cards. In his last three starts he shut out Pittsburgh, Chicago and St. Louis. Koslo allowed only two hits— third inning singles by Eddie Miller and Tommy Glaviano—in the second game. The Gianls nicked AI Brazle for one In the fourth and knocked him out in a four-run seventh. The Phils parlayed four home runs and a triple play into Bob Miller's sixth straight win. The 24- ycar-o!d bonus pitcher Is unbeaten. Willie Jones, Del Ennis. Andy Sem- Inlck and Bill Nicholson hit the Phils' homers and Ralph Klner hammered his 15th for the Pirates. Herm Wehmeier. 1-8 against the rest of the league, whipped Brooklyn for the third time with a route- going seven-hit job. Ted Kluszcwski ruined Dan Bankhcad with a three- nin homer in (he third. Big Ted drove in five nms dining the afternoon as Cincy made it six out oT nine against the first-place Dodgers. out of beating the champs, so Cincinnati's Oabe Paul wasn't exactly downcast over the fact his Reds have beaten Brooklyn oftener in nine games than the Cards have In eleven. . . But Coach Gus Mancuso glanced at a husky looking gent crossing the hotel lobby and remarked: "Now there's a guy who could win the pennant for the Cards if he could play like he used to." , . . The passer-by was Terry Moore and all hands agreed. . . "I used to think Taylor Douthit was a good centerficUler until Moore came along," Mancuso mused. "He used to run over 'cm in the outfield. . . I'll never forget one catch he made against, Ottie. It was a low liner and as he came up Terry saw he couldn't get his glove on it, so he dived and took it with his bare hand." Ktuc Crass Greens From Lexington, Ky., the capital of the race hoss country, comes a justifiable burst of pride about golf. . . . Betty Rowland, who recently won the women's Intercollegiate golf title, Is a Lexington gal. . . Then there's Johnny Owens, No. I man on the U. of Kentucky golf team for four years and Southeastern Conference individual champ. He'll be shooting for the NCAA title next week. . . And Gay Brewer, Jr. can't defend his USGA junior championship because he's now 18, but he's going after the southern amateur title and later for the "Jaycees" junior crown. . . . Makes you wonder If they play golf with basketballs there. Onc-Minule Sports Page Now that Michigan and Army have announced a three-year football pact, Michigan State (which won't be outdone) is trying to line up a similar scries with Navy. : =^ Paul Dean Is about, to srli his Clo-~: vis. N.M., franchise in the Weal Texas-New Mexico league. . . Suppose TV could be hurting his club? . . . Clcmson College Is looking for a drum beater to replace personable Ed Osborne, who left to go into the radio business. . . J. Fred Bohler, who played for the fine Reading, Pa., YMCA basketball team back in 1007 or thereabouts and headed the Washington State College physical education program for 42 years, will be director of the new Spokane, Wash. Civic Stadium, which is to be ready for the football sea- Cardinals Sign St. Louis Youth ST. LOUIS. June 23. Of,—Walter (Wally) Fasslcr. hailed by the Et Louis Cardinals as the nation's outstanding major league shortslop prospect, has signed a contract with the Cardinal organization, the club announced yesterday. The 18-year-old Infieiclfr. a siand- oiit shortstop nt St. Louis University High School for three years, was signed to a contract with the Cardinals' Rochester (N.Y.) club of the International League. He was optioned by Rochester to St. Joseph. Mo., the Cardinals' Class C Western Association affiliate Fawlcr hit .-no this spring with the Junior Billikcns. Dois All, Brothers Canasta h reported to be supplanting hearts a.i the baseball players' favorite card game. . . Ca- na.sta means "basket", which -something the tans frequently tell ball players to go get. . . And iVnyne University scientists say their prove the 1050 baseball is some 2.3 per cent livelier than he 10-19 sphere. . . Docs that prove that home run hitting Is on the Wayne? Before farmers began to cultivate America's miciwcstern plains, say? the Book of Knowledge, prairie- do\s oftf-n dus tunnels more than 100 miles in length. across two unearned runs to break up a tight pitching duel and shut out the heretofore unbeaten Sullivan- Nelson Chevrolet nine 2-0 In the first game ind the Motormen banged out a resounding is-< win over the Jaycees In the nightcap. The first game was one of the best played In league action this year with a total of six hits given up by both pitchers. Bill Denton of the Pacemakers yielded only one base blow while Bill Baker of the Chevrolet! gave up only five. The ;anie was played In the near record time of 55 minutes. A three-base error and an outfield fly gave the Pacemakers their first run in the sixth Inning and they iced It up with a single and a run-producing double in the seventh. Harvey Dorris got Sullivan-Nelson's only hit, » line single to right field in the third Inning. The Motormen scored In every Inning but the fourth In completing their rout of the Jaycees. Charles Hook went the distance for the Mo- lormen and had a no-hitter work- ng until the seventh when four hits produced all of the Jaycce runs J. C. Whittle hurled for the Jaycees and was touched Ior a total ol line hits. Two more make-up games are scheduled to be played tonight with the Wade Lee Cotton Company nine meeting the Jaycees in the first ;ame and Sullivan-Nelson playing Blytheville Motor In the second. Eddie Dyer Not Glum Over Cards' Slump NEW YORK. June 23. (JP|- -The St. Louis Cardinals have lost six out of their last seven games, but do you think Manager Eddie Dyer downhearted? tell it. Not so you can 'The way I look at It." he drawled, 'is that just about everything has happened to us that can happen and still we're right up there fight- Ing for the top. "We've had as many as five regulars out-at once with Injuries and we've had stretches when our pitching, our greatest strength, was very spotty. "But things don't look too bad right now. I would say that when my boys are at their best they can beat any club they face. In the end. of course, it will all come down to whether we or any other team In the league can beat Brooklyn out for the pennant," The Cardinals lost a double-header to the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds yesterday. 3-0 and 5-0. but fell only a half-game off Brooklyn's leading pace. reports one tribe with » quoin-of 75 killed only 49. Another tribe didn't bother to kill in yof ILs quota of 20. The giraffe population U growing, despite some poaching by Arabs. FRIDAY, JUNE 1W* MEMORY LANE—Mrs. Christine Cehrig wraps her arms around young boll players at formal opening of Lou Goring Memorial Baseball Field in Bridgeport, Conn. Mn Gfhrig led n parade, perched on the top of an open aulo, to the Held named in honor ol her late son, the Yankees 1 famed slugging fust baseman. Cotton Pickers to Play Osceola At Armorel; Tigers vs. Luxora Travelers Win 7th Straight; Chicks Lose 2 By The Associated Tress Little Rock, which set a Southern Association record with 21 straight games earlier this season, is stretching another string—but this time it's a winning one. The hot rock Travelers made it seven in a row last night sweeping doubleheader from New Orleans. 4-3 and 8-7. Each game went an extra inning. Manager Jack Saltzgaver once complained that Little Rock wasn't hitting. The Travelers hit last night —11 times in the first game and 15 times in the nightcap, for which Salty juggled his lineup to handle the Pels' lerthanded pitching. The Travelers didn't lose a game in the home stand Just completed. Loop-leading Atlanta completed a three-game sweep from Nashville with a 7-1 victory, and sports writers and managers promptly picked the Crackers by a 14-5 margin to win the pennant. Young Lary LasSale stumped and stopped the Vols with a three- hitter. Birmingham again managed to match the Atlanta victory when the Barons whipped Chattanooga for the third time in a row, -1-3. Memphis probably fell out of all- star contention by losing twice to Mobile. 3-0 and 14-1. Birmingham again called on ancient Earl Caldwell and again the ex-big leaguer had the needed relief. Starter Jim Atkins was chased after mouthing too long over a play at third. His successor .Ralph Holmes, was succeeded by Caldwell In the ninth. Mobile was slightly pacified In the first game with only five hits but in the second the Bears got 17 4 A rioubleheader baseball game featuring the Armorel Tigers and the Blytheville Junior Legion cotton Pickers will be played at Armore! Park Sunday afternoon. The first game, which Is scheduled for 2 o'clock, will find Armorel meeting the strong Luxora Tigers and in the second game the Cotton Pickers are slated to go against the Osceola Junior Legion learn. Tiiis will be the first doubleheader of the year for Armorel Park. Annorel's Tigers will be seeking to revenge an earlier defeat at the hands of Luxora and will send A. w. (Fritz) West to the mound to face (he visitors. Luxora is regarded as one of the best semi-pro nines in the area. Coach Jimmy Fisher prcbably will call on Jerry Uyer, ace of his mound staff, to work against the Osceola junior nine. The Pickers were defeated by Osceola in the two teams' first meeting this season and they will be out to avenge this defeat. The Pickers now boast a record of two wins against three looses for the season. Silent Woman! KASSALA, Sudan (AP)—A woman stood on top of a well'here to mount her donkey. The well cover gave way, plunging her 40 feet down the shaft. While she did not call for help, villagers who saw the accident managed to pull her to the surface. The woman pulled her veil across her face, climbed on the donkey and rode away, still without a word. The demand for pepper stimulates world exploitation in the 15th and IGth centuries, says the National Geographic Society. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION w L ret. Atlanta V, Birmingham 40 Memphis '. 28 Nashville -. K New Orleans J2 Mobile » Chattanooga 29 Little Rock 17 21 29 29 31 33 37 3* NATIONAL LEAGUE* W I. Brooklyn . Philadelphia St. Louis . Boston , Chicago . .. Pittsburgh . Cincinnati . 33 32 33 30 J7 31 n AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit . .. New York . Cleveland . Boston . Washington Chicago . .. St. Louis . . Philadelphia 37 36 S3 32 27* 25 20 21 •682 .615 .567 .500 .492 .439 .426 .370 ret. .600 .593 .589 .536 .919 •36'2 .309 ret. .673 .G44 .5G9 .516 .46 S .431 .357 .350 Yesterday's Results Southern Association Little Rack 4-8. New Orleans 3-7 (second game 10 Innings) Mobile 3-14, Memphis 0-1 Birmingham 4, Chattanooga 3 Atlanta 7, Nashville 1 National league New York 3-5, St. Louis 0-0 Cincinnati 9, Brooklyn 5 Philadelphia 7. Pittsburgh Only games scheduled American League Cleveland 6, New York 2 Chicago 4. Boston 2 Washington 5, Detroit^ Philadelphia 8, St. .Louis Today's Games Southern Association Memphis at Chattanooga night Birmingham at Mobile night Little Rock at Nashville night Only games scheduled National League Pittsbmgh at Brooklyn, night, Chicago at Philadelphia, night. St. Louis 'at Boston, night. Cincinnati at New York, night. American Leagw* New York at Detroit, night. Washington at Cleveland, night. Boston at St. Louis, night. Philadelphia at Chicago, night. Horn Trouble in Pails PARIS. .(/Pj Prefect ot Police Roger Leonard has promised a deputation of municipal councillors that he will see what can be done about reducing the noise of motor- horns In Paris. A suggestion that use of horns might be banned entirely was rejected on the ground that It would slow traffic and ma!-:« the congestion worse. Two hundred and sixty-eight Paris motorists have beeri fined for. "abusive" use of motor-horns during the past three months but visitors notice little relief from the usual clamor. Snead's 68 Wins Medalist Honors In PGA Tournament^ ,wt By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN T COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 23. (AP)—Sam Snead be<ran defense of his national PGA crown today jingling $250 as the meet's medalist. ' Never since the birth of the POA tourney in 1919 has a defending champion, automatically exempt from the 36-hole qualifying round, condescended to compete anyway tor the sake of picking up extra cash. That is, until Snead, who tops the money winners with more than $21,000. came along. Yesterday over the tough 7,032- yai'd Scloto Course his lethal chip shots, which left him with only 25 putts for the round, supported a dazzling 68. This four - under-par effort, matching the competitive course record set by Wild Bill Mchlliorn and the late Mac Smith In the 1926 National Open, gave him a 36-hole total of 140 and medalist honors. When Snead returned to the clubhouse and ducked out without even taking a shower, Lawson Little of the POA Tourney committee managed to tell him: "You won't even let one of us guys try for the medalist prize—you've got to go whole-hog." Broseh Runner-Up II it hadn't been for Snead's so- called "whole-hoggedness," a fellow by the name of Al Breach of Garden City. N.Y., would be $250 richer today. Balding 39-year-old Brosch, the 36-hole leader of the 1049 National Open came in with a 70 today for 142, But he had to be content as runner-up medalist, worth absolutely nothing. If nothing else, Snead today faces the challenge of- the medalist Jinx. Only three times has the medalist gone on to win. Olin Dutra did it in 1932 and the immortal Walter Ha gen in 1924 and 1926. In today's first round Snead has an Imposing opponent, Sam Byrd. The ex-New York Yankee outfielder lost to Byron Nelson 4-3 in the IMS finals. Tile first of two rounds today which will trim the field to IS for tomorrow's start of 3G-hole grinds. Johnny Palmer, long overdue and a qualifier with 147, takes on little- known Joe Taylor of Bristol, Tenn., who got in with 151. iMangrum Met* Cooper Lloyd Mangrum, in the upper bracket with Snead, tangles with able Pete Cooper of Ponte Vedra Beach. Pla., who is primed for a kill aft*r losing 1-up in the first round last year and by the same margin in the second in 1946 Yesterday's qualifying sessions ended in a wide grin by all the pros. Snead, as he was darting from the clubhouse, was a pretty miss selling tickets on a raffle. Snead finally fished out $1 to take a chance on the set of clubs being given away. t "The funny thing about it," one pro remarked. "I bet the guy will probably win them." SXEAD PITCHES ONE— Sammy Snead, the champion, playing for practice in the qualifying; rounds of the PGA tournament opening at Columbus, Ohio, rears back after making a nice shot. He had just chipped to within 18 inches of the pin on the fifth. Snead won medalist honors ves- terdiis 1 with a G8. (AP Wirephoto), Whisenhunt Tops Burnett Nine 17-13 The Kemp Whisenhunt Company team outscored Burnett Hudson Sales 17-13 in a Bay window Softball League game at Walker Park yesterday afternoon. The loss was the fourth of th» season for the Burnetts .shoving them into a third place tie in -lh« league standings.- ., A total of n bases on balls ,wer« issued by pitchers in the game. Village Has Nome Trouble NETHER STOWEY, Ehgl Wj—Delivering mail is sometimei,"* puzzling job in this Somerset ,yil- . lage. Sixty-four of Its 566. people . are Palmers nnd 32 are Prowses, . many with the same initials. The mail man's name is Edwin Palmer and he knows all the others of that name because they are related. But still he has trouble. . First pepper Imported Into the United States was landed at Salem- Mass.. ill 1795. While the Bears Jim Romano was Chicks quieter still ;ot only five, keeping the with four. No Laughs ior Nose CHICAGO —//?>— A robber who wore a big false rubber nose didn't get a laugh out of the management of Leo Crenel's tavern on the north side. But he and two associate robbers did get SI 10. Sudan Scorns Giraffe KHARTOUM (AP) -People just aren't as Interested in hunting giraffe as they used to be. Sudan tribesmen are given quotas of giraffe they can kill (roin horseback. The official Sudan monthly record FREE WASH JOB When You Have Your Car Greased and Oil Changed. Chamblin Sales Co. R.R. and Ash Rhone 6888 THERE'S BOURBON ENJOYMENT INSIDE! Follow this sign for mellow-rich bourbon-try Old Log Cabin 1 It's smoother whiskey! ikKesson & Robbing Int. - Efcduuv* Dwtribttlon - Lilt). Rock , 16 r E 0 0 P Our New Income Purchase Plan Makes it Easy to own an INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER REFRIGERATOR Have one in your kitchen tonight — This new plan is quick, simple — no red tape! Why wait until you MVC mough cash ». pay for a new refrigerator? Enjoy new convenience RIGHT NOW —and let the money it savts help yon make the p»j- menis. With this new Plan you c»n IMY« new economy, new service, new lATingi — right away I Your grxxl reputation aod your newly income can pm an International H«r- vcsicr Refrigerator in your home tonif h«. No delay, r»o embarrassment. Don't wait. Pulling i< off u coftting you money. G*f th« Full Facts! Com* in Today. Come in aod let M show you bow the InlerDattoaal Harvester Refrigerator will ««T« yon aoney, time and work. You'll be aanamf at how convenient the payment! are—under our new IncomcPurchajePlan. BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. 138 E. Moin Phone 3616 R.V. 'Bill" Cordell Joins Sales Staff of langslon- McWalers Buick Co. We are proud to annoimre (he addition of Mr. Cordell to our Salos staff. He is well known in the Mississippi Cour'y Area, and has had extensive and varied experience in the automotive field. Mr. Cordell extends • personal invitation to all his friends In visit with him a( any time. Ungston-McWaters BUICK CO.

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